The power of Far Beyond the Stars still resonates today. As a writer of colour, like the character Benny, I work in a white dominated industry (92% of UK journalists are white) and every single person who commissions my articles is white. I've been told by international publications that stories from marginalised communities "aren’t something their readers are interested in" and my ideas are "too niche". It feels like the language used is less harsh compared to that which the Bennys of this world would have encountered in 1953, but the result is the same as – like Benny, we're all operating within a white chain of command.
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